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Internal Condom: Side Effects, Benefits and FAQs

Side Effects

The Positive

  • Helps protect you from STIs
  • The outer ring may stimulate your clit (nice!)
  • No prescription necessary
  • Can be used even if you’re allergic to latex
  • Can be used with both oil-based and water-based lube
  • Stays in place even if your man loses his erection

The Negative

  • Can cause irritation
  • Some people may be sensitive to certain brands of lubricant (If so, try another brand)
  • Can reduce sensitivity while you’re doing it
  • Hard to remember to use if you’re drunk

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